12" x 18" Tabletop Package Testing Chamber - detail view 12" x 18" Tabletop Package Testing Chamber 12" x 18" Tabletop Package Testing Chamber - detail view

Be confident in your package integrity and meet ASTM package testing standards with the convenience and simplicity of our standard Tabletop Package Testing System. Our large 12″ DIA x 18″ H full-visibility acrylic test chamber is ideal for package testing medium size products.

  • ASTM D3078-02(2013) - meets Standard Test Method for Determination of Leaks in Flexible Packaging by Bubble Emission
  • ASTM D4991-07 - meets Standard Test Method for Leakage Testing of Empty Rigid Containers by Vacuum Method
  • Acrylic chamber equipped with internal hold down disc for ensuring buoyant packages remain submerged during testing
  • Clear chamber construction allows for easy visibility and detection of air bubbles
  • Vacuum pump includes an adjustable valve for controlling the vacuum level to match the required specification
  • Includes drain port and manual valve for easy system draining
  • Pump and chamber are hard mounted to system base

Reliable product packaging is critical to prevent spills, contamination, and ensure product integrity during transportation. Issues such as packaging material compatibility, sealing machine setup, and contamination are factors that can affect the packaging seal reliability. Package testing in a vacuum environment can be a useful way of determining the integrity of product packaging.

Chamber: Series VC vertical clear vacuum chamber

Dimensions (inside):
11.5″ DIA x 18″ H
1″ thick clear acrylic lid with Buna O-ring seal
Vacuum Rating:
Rated for full vacuum  |  Helium leak tested for quality assurance
1,870 in3

Ports: (4)

Drain Port:
1/2″ NPT with manual valve
Gauge Port:
1/4″ NPT with 0-30 inHg vacuum gauge
Vacuum Port:
1/2″ NPT with manual valve
Vent Port: 
1/4″ NPT with manual ball valve and muffler
18″ W x 24″ L – powder coated metal base
Vacuum Pump: 
UN-250VH dry piston vacuum pump

No accessories available.

Application Notes

Application Note 09-13: Visual Vacuum Bubble Leak Testing


LVS1218-VCPT Drawing

Product Brochures

LACO Package Testing Systems
UN-250V / UN-250VH Dry Piston Pump